University of Minnesota
Immigration History Research Center
ihrc@umn.edu
612-625-4800


Immigration History Research Center.

The Immigration History Research Center and Archives share a mission to promote interdisciplinary research on migration, race, and ethnicity in the U.S. and the world; develop archives documenting immigrant and refugee experiences, especially in the U.S.; and support public programming and outreach efforts that connect U.S. immigration history research to contemporary issues and communities.

IHRC

Director's message

Global Race, Ethnicity, Migration seminars

IHRC at 50 Years: Tell Us Your Story!

Spotlight on Selected Sources

 

Conference Call for Papers

Immigrant America: New Immigration Histories from 1965 to 2015

 

Research Projects

The IHRC has many research projects. Learn more about our latest, Immigrant Stories:

News and Notices

  • Juhla: Celebrating 150 years of Finnish immigration to Minnesota

    Currently on display in the first floor gallery at the Elmer L. Andersen Library: "Juhla: Celebrating 150 years of Finnish immigration to Minnesota." The exhibit features items from the rich Finnish American holdings of the IHRC Archives. Open through the end of January 2015. More information.

    (Continue Reading)October 9th, 2014

IHRC Archives

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Archives

Finding aids are online guides to the collections in the IHRC Archives.

  • On site research? Register first in Room 219 Andersen Library.
  • Consultations with collection staff by appointment. IHRCA Hours

Digital Sources

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Search thousands of photographs, illustrations, texts, and other archival materials selected from the IHRCA's collections using the UMedia Archive.

  • On site research? Register first in Room 219 Andersen Library.
  • Consultations with collection staff by appointment. IHRCA Hours

Books

IHRCA's books are catalogued by the University of Minnesota Libraries and their bibliographic records are accessible in the online public access catalogue MNCAT.

  • On site research? Register first in Room 219 Andersen Library.
  • Consultations with collection staff by appointment. IHRCA Hours

Periodicals

  • On site research? Register first in Room 219 Andersen Library.
  • Consultations with collection staff by appointment. IHRCA Hours

Collection Notes

  • Limited services December 22 - January 2

    IHRC Archives will have very limited or no staffing during the last two weeks of 2014. The University is closed Thursday and Friday, December 25-26, 2014 and also Thursday-Friday, January 1-2, 2015. If you intend to visit the archives during the two-week period, it is necessary to contact us (ihrcref@umn.edu) by December 17 to ensure availability of materials in the reading room. We will be unable to serve walk-in researchers. Thank you for your cooperation.

    (Continue Reading)December 8th, 2014
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